November 29, 2012

Fight cancer with cupcakes

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29 Birmingham-area bakeries, cafes, restaurants and catering companies will sell designated desserts to support leading-edge cancer research

UAB teachers are learning new educational standards.

Lower your risk for a slew of illnesses — and save money — by having yearly physical examinations, UAB experts say

Alexander also delivered the 2012 Stanley L. Robbins lecture at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in September.

Theatre UAB’s Cheryl Hall was named to the board at City Equity Theatre and will direct CET’s next production, “Ruined.”

He is a leading specialist worldwide in dynamics, energy and fuel efficiency, and mobility of multi-wheel drive vehicles.

UAB has qualified for the American Mock Trial Association national tournament 12 of the past 15 years.

The program’s goal is to meet the needs of children with deaf-blindness.

The program features presentations from UAB faculty in epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, chronic pain and stroke.

UAB and the Alabama Organ Center honor police officer killed in the line of duty with floral portrait on Donate Life Rose Parade float.

UAB School of Nursing earns federal grant to train more mental health nurse practitioners and to increase use of technology in care.
New world-class performances begin Jan. 12 as UAB’s Alys Stephens Center announces shows for winter and spring 2013; single tickets go on sale Dec. 3.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center has announced new artists and events for the 2013 season, beginning Jan. 12 with Alabama’s own Patterson Hood.
UAB’s ArtPlay is offering a new session for winter/spring 2013, with a variety of arts classes for all ages, from toddler to adult.

Run to support Equal Access Birmingham's health care access programs.

UAB graduate and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox will speak at UAB Nov. 19.
UAB Medicine is dedicated to serving as a role model for good health behaviors and will no longer hire tobacco users as of July 1, 2013.

UAB teams up with Walmart Vision Centers and the CDC in an innovative telemedicine program for early detection and treatment of glaucoma.

Summon the spirit of Christmas when ArtPlay presents a holiday show perfect for families: “A Dickens Vest Pocket Christmas Carol.”

Ancestors’ ability to kill parasite linked to kidney disease severity in African-Americans with lupus.

Senior Mallick Hossain hopes to study health economics at Oxford University.

The club is an American Lung Association project will help patients with COPD.

Experience 60 songs by 60 artists, including a work by UAB Music Professor William Price, D.M.A., in one hour when UAB Music presents “60x60.”

UAB’s HealthSmart wellness center helps train medical professionals with hands-on experiences.

UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.

The American Mathematical Society has named the UAB professor to its inaugural class of 1,119 fellows from around the world.

Thomas W. Weatherford III, D.V.M., D.M.D., joined the faculty in 1962.

Marilyn J. Kurata, Ph.D., joined the faculty in 1978.

Candace L. Floyd, Ph.D., will hold an endowed chair in the Spain Rehabilitation Center.

The Division of Nuclear Medicine is now the Division Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics.

The Dr. Thomas W. Jones Endowed Professorship was created in the School of Dentistry.

Dunlap also leads the Alabama Health Policy Initiative, an independent component of the School of Public Health.

People with spina bifida now routinely live into adulthood; UAB’s Adult Spina Bifida Clinic handles their changing needs with one-stop shopping.

Theatre UAB has announced two new shows for its current season: a staged reading of “8 The Play” and “Bat Boy: The Musical.”
Donations needed for the UAB Christmas Toy Fund Drive

Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

The Leader-to-Leader Breakfast Series continues with Greg Canfield, secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.

Severe, system-wide inflammation kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year.

UAB students will provide wellness care for underserved patients at a new free clinic.

Researchers at UAB have performed the first U.S. trial of a foam sealant injected into the lungs.

Dentistry student was crowned Oct. 31 and won $2,200 in scholarship money.

UAB kicks off research program to combat obesity in children with Down syndrome.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to watch the election results with commentary from UAB professors.

Start the holiday season Nov. 19 with the UAB Gospel Choir’s 17th anniversary celebration concert, which will be recorded for a live CD.

A new student group at UAB invites everyone to join in and dance to raise money for Children’s Hospital with a Dance-Off Nov. 8.
Set in the 1950s, this timeless tale of marriage and infidelity features true love triumphing in the end.

Berliner has served UAB in his current position since 1994.

The program works to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents.

UAB Hospital has won this award 14 years in a row.

Federal grants to UAB will help students from disadvantaged backgrounds pursue careers in the health professions.

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